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Discussion on: PHP is bad for Object-Oriented Programming OOP

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Matt Trask

7.0 has been out long enough that if an article fails to mention strict typing, scalar type hinting and return types, I feel the author didn't put enough work into the research.

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Bruno Avinint

Not to mention declaring variables with the var keyword. Looks like code written ten years ago.

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Jorge Castro Author • Edited

Then how could you set a property?.

Do you want to define as private and to add setter and getter? Then good luck by breaking the performance of the code because of a code that adds nothing but bloat.

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Jorge Castro Author

First, PHP support type hinting but it is a mediocre implementation.

PHP does not support to indicates if a field is defined by a class.

But you already know that.